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Main Entry: 1spin
Pronunciation: primarystressspin
Function: verb
Inflected Form(s): spun /primarystressspschwan/; spinĚning
1 : to draw out and twist into yarn or thread <spun the fleece into thread>
2 a : to produce by drawing out and twisting fibers <spin thread> b : to form threads or a web or cocoon by giving off a sticky fluid that quickly hardens into silk
3 : to turn or cause to turn round and round rapidly
4 : to feel as if in a whirl <my head was spinning>
5 : to tell using the imagination <spin a yarn>
6 : to move swiftly on wheels or in a vehicle
7 : to make, shape, or produce by or as if by spinning <spun sugar>

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